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Tea Party Movement Looks Stalled; Half Like it Less as they Hear More
ABC ^ | 4/15/12 | Gary Langer

Posted on 04/15/2012 12:33:49 PM PDT by Only Sane Man

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To: Only Sane Man

What’s ABC?


51 posted on 04/15/2012 1:45:56 PM PDT by The_Sword_of_Groo ("No mind is thoroughly well organized that is deficient in a sense of humor.")
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To: Only Sane Man; LucyT; Las Vegas Ron

You think Newt is crazy, you hate Romney, you post an article like this and you’re new. You won’t last long. You just aren’t smart enough to play concern troll on FR.


52 posted on 04/15/2012 1:46:23 PM PDT by mojitojoe (American by birth. Southern by the grace of God. Conservative by reason and logic.)
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To: Las Vegas Ron

“”I think the problem is you expected them to right a ship that has been travelling in the wrong direction for too many years...the course cannot be changed overnight.””

Maybe you can tell me one thing the Tea Party guys have accomplished since they took over the House. I honestly don’t see any change.


53 posted on 04/15/2012 1:50:22 PM PDT by shelterguy
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To: GBA

Everyone needs to understand and remember - nothing happens on TV by accident. Any more, the same for all MSM, everything is subtle propaganda.


54 posted on 04/15/2012 1:53:34 PM PDT by X-spurt (Its time for ON YOUR FEET or on your knees)
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To: Revel
No other article ever posted on FR impressed me as much as that one. There were others by ACE too. But “Original Sin”. was the best.

Don't know if I saw the particular article you're referencing but I'd love to see them if you have the links handy.

I was thinking about a film I saw called Grinding America Down and the influence Gramsci had in the subject matter, but for some reason I could not recall his name:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2754204/posts

55 posted on 04/15/2012 1:54:11 PM PDT by Las Vegas Ron (Rush Limbaugh = the Beethoven of talk radio - http://www.istandwithrush.org/)
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To: Only Sane Man

Depends whether you mean the Tea Party as a coalition of diverse people concerned about the direction the country is heading, or a TP where ideological purity is required.


56 posted on 04/15/2012 1:59:31 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: Feckless
They've admittedly scored many who are not familiar with the T-Party. Since it is not an organized party, we've not been active, so this comes as no surprise whatsoever.

Do we know anyone who's abandoned the T-Party. No, but hell or high water we'll be there in November. Affect should be greater than '10, since Obie now has a record.

57 posted on 04/15/2012 2:01:06 PM PDT by chiller (Elect another batch of TPartiers and it won't matter which R we elect. WE will lead.)
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To: shelterguy
Maybe you can tell me one thing the Tea Party guys have accomplished since they took over the House. I honestly don’t see any change.

I think they have changed the conversation, unfortunately we don't have the numbers to make a difference yet.

The TP won an historic election in terms of both State and Federal, those changes can't be reflected in such a short time. We are battling a behemoth in terms of changing a paradigm that has developed over many, many years.

Short of a Constitutional, benevolent dictator, this is going to take a long time. We can't give up because didn't didn't happen in one election.

It's like fixing a clog in a sewer pipe, you have to keep snaking until the sledge is removed....and we got a huge clot of sh!t to plow through.

58 posted on 04/15/2012 2:04:25 PM PDT by Las Vegas Ron (Rush Limbaugh = the Beethoven of talk radio - http://www.istandwithrush.org/)
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To: X-spurt

It’s not all that subtle any more. My daily prayers include a plea to wake us up.


59 posted on 04/15/2012 2:08:33 PM PDT by GBA (America has been infected. Be the cure!)
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To: Only Sane Man

When does ABC report how much Americans approve of the Black Panther movement?


60 posted on 04/15/2012 2:12:05 PM PDT by Kinder Gentler Machinegun Hand
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To: Only Sane Man

Two years ago, young adults were polled? Or are these people who were high school students the last time the poll was taken so they represent the current “young” demographic but may not have changed their position?


61 posted on 04/15/2012 2:34:55 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Barack Obama continued to sponsor Jeremiah Wright after he said "G.D. AMERIKKA!"Where's the outrage?)
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To: laconic

The DNCMedia tried to pretend that Michael Dukakis had a Massachusetts Miracle and was polling competitively against GHW Bush.


62 posted on 04/15/2012 2:40:07 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Barack Obama continued to sponsor Jeremiah Wright after he said "G.D. AMERIKKA!"Where's the outrage?)
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To: FlingWingFlyer
Wear out those printers !


                           
(click either of these for larger versions)

63 posted on 04/15/2012 2:42:36 PM PDT by tomkat ( Newt / Sarah '12 !)
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To: Only Sane Man

And ABC just released a poll claiming that journalism is the most ethical and respected profession in the US. Right.


64 posted on 04/15/2012 3:03:59 PM PDT by grumpygresh (Democrats delenda est; zero sera dans l'enfer bientot.)
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To: Only Sane Man

What the dependents of the debt regime think is irrelevant. Before long, it will be they, who have no money or time for politics.

No vote! Starve the B.!


65 posted on 04/15/2012 3:24:29 PM PDT by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of rotten politics smelled around the planet.)
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To: Only Sane Man
Marching in the street does nothing, it was merely Stage One.

Many of us have taken active roles in our community governments now, sort of like ACORN, only not evil like ACORN.

Come November 6th, you'll know where we are.

66 posted on 04/15/2012 3:26:42 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (For every black person murdered by a white, thirty-nine white people are murdered by blacks.)
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To: Only Sane Man
ABC is just plain NUTS!!! Read what's in the liberal Sacramento BEE today about Tea Party. They get it!!!
67 posted on 04/15/2012 3:29:12 PM PDT by SierraWasp (Negativity must die because it's self-fulfilling!!!)
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To: Only Sane Man

They so badly want to define and label the Tea Party. If Alynski can’t label it, it can’t isolate, immobilize it, target it and destroy it.
The fact that the Tea Party is an idea not a group of people is beyond the grasp of mouth breathing bumper sticker reading Democrats.


68 posted on 04/15/2012 4:00:24 PM PDT by Steamburg (The contents of your wallet is the only language Politicians understand.)
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To: Only Sane Man

The tea party needs to have a convention.

Let’s see who fills that giant void.

Serious, the Tea Party needs a candidate!

The Tea Party is the second party!!

This should be the theme to build on.


69 posted on 04/15/2012 4:47:40 PM PDT by right way right (What's it gonna take?)
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To: Only Sane Man
Wither the Tea Party?

There is a TEA party in my small home town on April 28 and we are expecting several thousand.

If I still have access to FR I'll give a report as to how many folks attended.

70 posted on 04/15/2012 4:51:47 PM PDT by USS Alaska (Nuke the terrorists savages.)
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To: GBA

MSM’s propaganda is not so subtle to those of us suspicious of their progressive intent, but remains subtle so as to appear objective to the mass of “undecideds”.

Nobama’s propaganda is now not subtle, because he and the left see their few gains as in danger of reversal and the unlikelyhood they will be continuing beyond 2012.


71 posted on 04/15/2012 5:03:56 PM PDT by X-spurt (Its time for ON YOUR FEET or on your knees)
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To: Las Vegas Ron

The links I have don’t work. They were pulled from FR year ago as everything beyond a certain age is not longer on the server. Good luck finding them on the internet. I may have copies of one or two of them I will have to look around.

One was called “The Fifth Estate”, and another “Slip Sliding Away”.


72 posted on 04/16/2012 5:12:41 PM PDT by Revel
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To: Las Vegas Ron

The links I have don’t work. They were pulled from FR year ago as everything beyond a certain age is not longer on the server. Good luck finding them on the internet. I may have copies of one or two of them I will have to look around.

One was called “The Fifth Estate”, and another “Slip Sliding Away”.


73 posted on 04/16/2012 5:12:57 PM PDT by Revel
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To: Revel
One was called “The Fifth Estate”, and another “Slip Sliding Away”.

Thanks for the response, I'll see if I can find them on the web.

If you get a chance, watch the link I sent you, it's worthwhile though probably preaching to the choir.

Thanks again ;)

74 posted on 04/16/2012 5:27:11 PM PDT by Las Vegas Ron (Rush Limbaugh = the Beethoven of talk radio - http://www.istandwithrush.org/)
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To: Revel

“Because the movement was infiltrated just like everything else. It now does not stand for anything out of the norm. Yes there might be a few small groups here and there that are genuine, but they are over shadowed by the big players”.

Where I live the ideals of the Taxed Enough Already folks is a bit dormant...but we’re here. I never thought of the movement as an organized entity. IMHO those in the media or those in politics who tried to pretend there was any organization surrounding the movement were either wrong or they were trying to co-opt the mantle. I don’t trust media and I don’t trust most politicians....R’s or D’s.

I do think people are tired of the yelling and screaming by pol’s on both sides. I know I’m tired of it. But I also believe...this is the lull before the storm. I gotta feeling it’s going to get much nosier after Labor Day. Until then...I think it’s just drip, drip, drip of Romney this and Obama that. Blech.


75 posted on 04/17/2012 3:52:44 PM PDT by conservaKate (Newt! Newt! Newt! Just say no to Romney.)
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To: Las Vegas Ron

There are two different links to a video in that post. The account hosting the video has been pulled. So I could not watch it.


76 posted on 04/17/2012 3:54:01 PM PDT by Revel
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To: Revel; DJ MacWoW
There are two different links to a video in that post. The account hosting the video has been pulled. So I could not watch it.

Grrr, I know DjMacWow has a good link for "Grinding America Down"

DJ, would you be so kind as to ping it to Revel?

77 posted on 04/17/2012 4:24:45 PM PDT by Las Vegas Ron (Rush Limbaugh = the Beethoven of talk radio - http://www.istandwithrush.org/)
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To: Las Vegas Ron; Revel
The Grinding Down of America
78 posted on 04/17/2012 4:27:46 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are here! What will you do?)
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To: DJ MacWoW

Yeeeoooooowwwwwza, that was fast.

You da best DJ!!

Mmmmm, mmmmm, mmmmmmm!


79 posted on 04/17/2012 4:30:53 PM PDT by Las Vegas Ron (Rush Limbaugh = the Beethoven of talk radio - http://www.istandwithrush.org/)
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To: Las Vegas Ron

You’re welcome! :-)


80 posted on 04/17/2012 5:01:20 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are here! What will you do?)
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